Mariah Carey’s friends and colleagues weren’t invited to her impromptu wedding to Nick Cannon, but that didn’t stop Carey’s assistant from sending out an e-mail letting everyone know that she was registered at Bergdorf Goodman. Sumner Redstone was having dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House with Robert Evans when his ex-girlfriend Manuela Herzer walked in and sat down with him. Maremma chef Cesare Casella and Bar Boulud’s Damian Sansonetti whipped up dinner at 4:30 a.m. for a bunch of chefs after the James Beard Awards. The 42nd Street location of Madame Tussauds will not be getting an Adolph Hitler wax figure, though the Berlin one will. Anna Wintour, Gilles Bensimon, Frederic Fekkai, Donald Newhouse, Vera Wang, and Russell Simmons were among the guests who turned out at Ronald Lauder’s Neue Gallerie to celebrate the engagement of Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo.
Chris Martin uses sleeping pills to go to sleep, though sometimes he’ll get excited about a song at night and go play and the pill will kick in halfway through. Minnie Driver was brought in by Uma Thurman to co-star in Motherhood just because she’s expecting. Barbara Walters, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Karenna Gore Schiff, and her husband, Dr. Andrew Schiff, were among those who helped New Jersey senator Frank Lautenberg celebrate his primary victory at Primola. Michael Madsen had to be taken to the hospital after his much smaller wife, DeAnna Morgan, beat him up during a shouting match at a hotel in London. Some guy named Mike Evans has written a play about how he kept his job at the White House despite the fact that he was using heroin and ordering weed from the White House phone and stealing security passes and inauguration invitations. People in Paris are abuzz because some hot blonde named Laurence Ferrari is set to take over for the country’s best-known anchorman, and she may or may not have slept with President Nicolas Sarkozy. Farrah Fawcett is selling footage of her getting treatment for anal cancer to NBC for “over $2 million.” Lily Allen is evidently pissed at her label, Capitol Records, because they’re now concentrating their efforts on promoting new starlet Katy Perry. Josh Lebowitz, the dude who owns Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, is going to be a partner in a new lounge set to open atop the Mayfair Hotel in Miami. Steven Tyler’s daughter Mia Tyler talks about almost killing herself by jumping off the balcony of a Hollywood Hills estate in her new memoir. Cindy Adams notes that an Obama hit book will hit shelves in July, as well as that Hillary Clinton is handling her loss better than Bill is.